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Quality & Safety


Holy Cross Hospital Receives Top Performer Quality Award for the Third Consecutive Year

As an active and involved partner in your care, Holy Cross Hospital shares quality and safety data so you have information to make the best decisions for you and your family. The clinical data found on our quality report cards are updated on a quarterly basis. The measurements included are consistent with those used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA) at www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov.

Quality Reports by Category

Heart Attack

A heart attack (acute myocardial infarction or AMI) occurs when blood stops flowing to a part of the heart muscle. The lack of blood flow is often caused by a clot in one of the heart's blood vessels. Without the oxygen carried in the blood, part of the heart muscle dies or is damaged.
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Heart Failure
Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure, is a life-threatening condition in which the heart can no longer pump enough blood to the rest of the body.
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Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by an infection. Many different organisms can cause it, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Pneumonia is a common illness that affects millions of people each year in the United States.
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Surgical Infection Prevention
The risk of wound infection can significantly be reduced by making sure patients get the right medications at the right time on the day of their surgery.
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